Australian seascape and landscape photography

Exploring the Point Nepean immigration quarantine station

Pictured below, the very industrial looking fumigation chambers in the Point Nepean quarantine station were once used to disinfect the belongings of recently arrived immigrants.
Point Nepean - Portsea - quarrantine - fumigation chamber - Jim Worrall

Point Nepean - Portsea - quarrantine - fumigation chamber - Jim Worrall

Point Nepean - Portsea - quarrantine - fumigation chamber - Jim Worrall

Point Nepean - Portsea - quarrantine - fumigation chamber - Jim Worrall

Pictured below, more images from around the historic buildings at the quarantine station.
Parks Victoria has a nice PDF explaining a little about the attractions here.

Point Nepean - Portsea - quarantine - Jim Worrall

Point Nepean - Portsea - quarantine - Jim Worrall

Point Nepean - Portsea - quarantine - Jim Worrall

3 responses

  1. Chloe

    hey jim, these photos are really cool – is this place open to the public?
    i’m interested in visiting

    April 14, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    • Yes Chloe, it’s open to the public and entry is now free.

      April 14, 2011 at 9:59 pm

  2. beautiful choice of bnw for this series and the use of natural light !!

    October 9, 2011 at 5:46 pm